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Ready for a mess

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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Heather Menz, an intern with the YMCA of Southeast Missouri, goes through some of the items that will be used on Saturday at the "Dress for a Mess" event. The event, which is free, is for kids ages 1-8-plus.
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
Kids can be as messy as they want Saturday at 'Dress for a Mess' event

davidj@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- From muddy shoes to grass-stained jeans to ice cream on the face, children always seem to enjoy a good mess. On Saturday, the YMCA is making it easy for kids to get as messy as they want.

From 10 a.m. until noon, the YMCA will host "Dress for a Mess," for children 1 to 8-plus at the YMCA North Field. The event is free, with adult supervision required, but will give kids a chance to have fun and make a mess.

"We will have a bunch of different stations," said YMCA intern Heather Menz. "We will have a messy obstacle course and the kids can go station-to-station to things like a mud pool and slip and slide with oil."

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